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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion


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  • 2 Stars3%
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4.51 / 5 based on 8,090 Reviews


The award-winning on-the-spot solution. Helps dry up pesky problems overnight. Features Salicylic Acid, Sulfur, and Calamine.


Isopropyl Alcohol, Aqua (Water, Eau), Calamine, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Sulfur, Camphor, Talc, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid

How To Use

DO NOT SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Before bed (after cleansing and toning), dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on the surface blemish; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning. Do NOT use on broken skin.

Do not apply to eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse well with water.

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  • does this really works? I want to buy.6 Answers
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  • Is it worth the price? And I’m not quite sure if I got it...5 Answers
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Reviews (8090)
Q&A (357)
Media (356)
Ana O.
Burlington wa
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This didnt work for me did nothing to my acne..i applyed it for 2 whole weeks and saw no difference it only left my skin really dry
Kayla H.
444 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
This product is heaven sent. This has drastically cleared my acne up. It works basically overnight and my skins never looked better
alexandra c.
San Antonio, TX
23 reviews
This helped dry so many pimples so fast !! I recommend this product so much!! Super effective!! LOVE LOVE LOVE ! I'm a repeat user, 
Jodie F.
Belle Mead, NJ
52 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
A bit weird but seems to work! I need to start using this again instead of picking because this is way less likely to leave a scar.
Taylor L.
Cranston, RI
5 reviews
Great product! Love that the spot treatment is so easy to use. I can tell it dries out pimples, but doesn't really reduce redness.
Reagan R.
31 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is a must have for anyone with a face! Guy or girl! This magic potion will dry up zits overnight! It's truly a miracle worker.
Tanya B.
Westfield, NJ
9 reviews
Everyone in my family uses the this drying lotion. It looks fast! I apply it at night and wake up to better looking skin. Love it!
Shelby A.
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This product works wonders. Acne literally disappears overnight or at close to disappearing. This is my go to acnr spot treatment.
Sabrina K.
Boca Raton
16 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
stings open pimples but worth the use! lasts a long time so it is very reasonably priced. doesn't always seem to work though 
Elizabeth S.
4 reviews
This is save me so many times when I need to get rid of a pimple. The solution is a little a little strong but it definitely works
Gaby O.
Burlington, NJ
12 reviews
I've heard a lot about this drying lotion or like other girls call it "pimple cream". How many of you have tried it and honestly have had a good out come? Would be nice to hear from the girls next door 🙂
Tina N.
61 reviews
Is this item worth the hype?
Gina d.
Branford, CT
202 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
About how long does this bottle last you?
Heather C.
15 reviews
Has the alcohol in the product irritated your skin?
Miranda L.
Placentia, CA
11 reviews
Is this good for dry skin?

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